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Tag Archives: 1971

Surf’s Up ( Brian Wilson Van Dyke Parks Beach Boys Cover ) 02.06.11

Purchase music on iTunes by The Beach Boys and Brian Wilson  and Van Dyke Parks. I wasn’t planning to do another Beach Boys cover so quickly after interpreting the Dennis Wilson/Gregg Jacobson chestnut, Forever, but I got into a wonderful online chat with another uber-fan about the music of Brian Wilson recently, specifically Wilson’s work […]

‘Til I Die ( Beach Boys Brian Wilson Cover ) 04.10.10

This song has fascinated me for years. Written by Brian Wilson sometime between 1969 and 1971—reports vary, depending on the source—it was composed during what he admits was a dark period in his life. His father Murray, who presided over Brian’s music publishing—the Beach Boys were signed before they were considered adults in the court of law—had […]

Seasons ( Elton John / Bernie Taupin Cover ) 04.28.09

This song has always been a favourite of mine. I’ve met very few people who are familiar with it, as it was a song that was part of a film soundtrack to a movie called Friends (1971.) I’ve yet to see the film, but I became familiar with the song when I purchased Elton John‘s […]